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Dec 8, 2012 6:30am PST >>> miriam webster has announced its word of the year, and this year, well, it's actually two years, socialism and capitalism. got to wonder if those lookups were attempts to end some fierce family debates. socialism and capitalism. other top searched words of 2012, touche, bigot, marriage and democracy. also on the top ten list, malarkey. that word could be used to describe a lot of what's going on in washington right now. we're 24 days away from beginning to go over the edge of a fiscal cliff, and seemingly no real talk. just, well, malarkey. there's one solution, of course, called compromise, a dirty word in washington, sure, but most americans, believe it or not, are in favor of it. according to a new gallup poll 62% of americans would like to see lawmakers compromise on an agreement to avoid the cliff. just 25% want leaders to stick to their party's principles on the issues of spending cuts and tax increases, and it's a sentiment both parties share. a majority of both parties favor compromise. 71% of democrats and 55% of republicans. so what's is going to take to get
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
decade. >>> we got fascinated by words and definition this is week, prompted by the fine folks at miriam webster dictionary, coup the balloon drop. sharing the top spot this year, socialism and capitalism. socialism, the editors wrote, saw its largest look up spikes during coverage of heavyweight care, but also saw peaks in the days following both conventions and each of the presidential debates. capitalism, although looked up somewhat less often rode the same waves of interest. we're going to bet that if there was a post election word list, fiscal cliff would be a contender. we know that because of the discussion of the wonkiesiest discussion of budget maneuvering has popped up in culture. >> think of the economy as a car and the rich man as the driver, if you don't give the rich man all the money, he'll drive you over a cliff, it's just common sense. >> in pop culture, the definition of the words is often sacrificed for comedic value. and finally, is there a list of words stricken from the district in 2012? >> senate 2367, an act to strike the word lunatic from federal law and for othe
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
school opened back in 2009, and one of their mottos, students are their number one focus. >>> miriam webster is out with this year's list of the most looked-up words and can you thank the election for most of these. capitalism and socialism topped the list. traffic for the two words nearly double on thedictionary's website this year. other election-related words include democracy, bigon got -- bigott and malarkey. the term vice president biden used in his debate with paul ryan. >> how can we forget that, right? >> this is malarkey when you talk about the cold weather. i don't know if i'm using the word collect -- correctly. >> i didn't look up any of those words. >> i didn't either. >> and that has been nice for awhile and into some cold. >> i don't have any extreme cold. >> when i talk about the -- it's not going to be crazy cold, i'm not see anything 30s for the highs or anything like that and temperatures tonight are going to be coal. into the 20s for the suburbs and lower to mid-30s in up to and and i don't see any real cold outbreaks coming our way or big storms coming our way a
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
it in miriam-webster. >> right now fox news is into of course, joining campaign to demand bob costas be fired or resign because after jovan belcher with the kansas city chiefs murdered his girlfriend killed himself, bob costas said if he hadn't had a gun, they might both still be alive today. he did the bad thing. the nra says he waited -- didn't wait long enough before he talked about gun control. he spoke too soon. >> now is not the time. now is never the time. >> when is the time? >> it's never the time to talk about gun control when you are an nra nut job. i have been to more gun shows than probably just about any progressive. hundreds of gun shows. >> why? >> growing up, my father big nra guy, and i can tell you that there are plenty of sensible gun owners who would support more restrictions firearms from licensing to background checks to making sure that somebody yeah, and bob costas was expressing his opinions under the first amendment about the second amendment. and -- >> no. but you don't understand. he didn't wait long enough karl. >> i don't
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